Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg has an unemployment rate of 13.4%. The US average is 6.0%.

Harrisburg has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 21.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Harrisburg
- The Sales Tax Rate for Harrisburg is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Harrisburg is 4.1%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Harrisburg
- The average income of a Harrisburg resident is $18,559 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Harrisburg resident is $32,476 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  13.4%6.0%
  -5.1%-6.2%
  21.8%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  4.1%4.6%
  $20,561$31,177
  $35,300$57,652
  $37,918$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  2.5%6.2%
  7.6%10.4%
  2.9%2.7%
  8.8%11.6%
  4.7%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  1.4%2.1%
  6.1%4.7%
  1.4%1.9%
  4.3%6.7%
  0.3%0.1%
  8.1%4.3%
  6.1%9.3%
  16.7%13.8%
  1.4%2.2%
  11.7%7.4%
  4.4%4.9%
  11.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Harrisburg    22 Reviews
    It's OK - 7/6/2017
    I moved to Harrisburg right after college and have been here for about 6 years now. This city is OK. Downtown has some nicer restaurants, but still has just as many... Read More

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    lifetime resident ready to move - 12/1/2015
    Having lived here many years I've noticed that some people are very nice but most won't give you the time of day.Due to many years of "lifetime" politicians, the city is... Read More

    Not so friendly area.... - 6/4/2014
    I am a transplant to the area, moved here from Maryland a few years ago. I thought that this would be a great place to raise my children, especially since my family... Read More


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